oxygen starvation

oxygen starvation

Localized corrosion of metals in the presence of an electrolyte, due to a smothering or poultice action or resulting from a crevice between metal parts or between the metal and another material.
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But she suffered oxygen starvation in the womb after medics failed to react in time to warning signs that she was in difficulties.
But she tragically suffered oxygen starvation in the womb after medics failed to react in time to warning signs that she was in difficulties.
The ten-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, suffered oxygen starvation in the womb as she was born at Birmingham Women's Hospital.
ott s ou pa fres ble p ulatio red d wh becaus s increased by 7 m They pointed out that in the past 25 years: | The amount of fresh water available per head of population worldwide has reduced by 26%; | the number of ocean "dead zones" - places where little can live because of pollution and oxygen starvation - has 75%; | nearly 300 million acres of forest have been lost, mostly to make way for agricultural land; | global carbon emissions and average temperatures have shown continued significant increases; | human population has risen by 35%; and | collectively, the number of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish in the world has fallen by 29%.
A defect or leak in the exhaust pipes or muffler can introduce CO into the cockpit, and exposure to the gas can lead to oxygen starvation.
When he was three months old, Lee's heart stopped for seven minutes and the oxygen starvation affected his vision.
The little girl sustained brain damage due to oxygen starvation during the final stages of labour.
The four-year-old suffers from acute cerebral palsy and linked developmental delay, which her family blames on severe oxygen starvation in the final stages of delivery.
Tests later showed the boy was between 32 and 34 weeks gestation and died from oxygen starvation.
But once a tumor starts to grow, oxygen starvation may fuel its growth.
The result was oxygen starvation and permanent brain damage.